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Firebird Koa Edition
Rare Tonewood, Gorgeous Inlays
$3,999
The combination of our traditional square-shoulder dreadnought body and the bright, crisp tone of koa back and sides gives the Firebird a rich, balanced tone all its own. No less stunning in appearance, the guitar's exquisitely figured koa back and sides are enhanced by mother-of-pearl and abalone flame inlays in the bridge and fingerboard, with a magnificent MOP and abalone phoenix rising from the flames on the headstock. An engraved and hand painted pickguard completes the picture, and an L.R. Baggs Element VTC allows plug-and-play ease in any performance situation. Limited to only 50 handmade instruments for the worldwide limited run.
Body
Top
Back
Top
Wood Species: Sitka Spruce
Pieces: 2
Grade: AAA
Binding: 6 ply
 
Back
Wood Species: Koa
Pieces: 2
Density:
Binding: 4 ply
Weight
Weight Relief:
Average Weight (body only): 1.258kg / 2.775lb
 
Materials Used
Glue: Franklin Titebond 50
 
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Radiused top with scalloped bracing for projection and resonance
 
Body Contour
Carve: Radiused
Neck
Neck
Wood Species: Maple
Pieces: 2
 
Details
Truss Rod: Single Action
Profile: Round
Thickness at Fret 1: 2.075cm / .817"
Thickness at Fret 12:
Other Materials: Franklin Titebond 50, hot hide glue neck joint
Average Weight: 0.48kg / 1.069lb
 
Peg Head
Type: SP-1
Inlay: Abalone/MOP
Peg Head Binding:
Silkscreen:
Headstock Angle: 17 degrees
Tonal, Resonant, and/or Technical Effect: Compound Dovetail neck joint for resonance distribution throughout guitar
 
Neck Fit
Joint Angle: 3 degrees
Joint Angle Tolerance:
Type: Compound Dovetail
Adhesive: Hot hide glue
Gauges Used: Long Scale Pitch Guage
Nut
Style:
Material: Bone
Width: 4.38 cm / 1.725"
Slots: E: .053 String Guage
A: .043
D: .032
G: .024
B: .016

e: .012
 
Fingerboard
Wood Species: Rosewood
Pieces: 1
Shade:
 
Fingerboard Details
Radius: 30.48 cm / 12 "
Frets: 20
Nut/End of Board: 4.38cm / 1.725" @ nut, 5.70cm / 2.25" @ end of board
Scale: 64.77cm / 25.5"
Binding: Single Ply Cream
Side Dots (Color): Black
 
Fingerboard Inlays
Style: Flames
Material: Abalone/MOP
Dimensions:
Average Weight: 0.11kg / 0.25lb
Finishes
Antique Natural
Color Code: AN
Surface Texture: Smooth/ Hi Gloss 90 Sheen Lacquer
Filler: Rosewood
Sealer: 1-1.5 mils
Top:
Top Coat: Hi Gloss Lacquer/ 90 Sheen 7-8 mils
Scraped: Fingerboard Sides and Nut
Electronics
Pickups Rhythm Lead
Style:
Winds/Coil: Screw side/Slug side:
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Hardware
Tuning Keys
Style: Gold Grover Keystone
Material:
Weight: 46.72 gr / 1.648 oz
 
Tuning Keys Details
Tuning Ratio: 14:1
Gear Type:
What is allowable turn:
Plating specs: Gold
Part numbers: 140-130-650
 
String Dimensions
E: 0.053
A: 0.042
D: 0.032
G: 0.024
B: 0.016
e: 0.012
 
Bridge
Style: Belly up traditional
Material: Rosewood with Bone saddle
Plating Specs:
Part number: 140-120-915, 140-130-866
Weight: 38.55gr / 1.36oz
 
Output Jack
Style: 6.35 mm / 1/4" mono
 
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Weight:
Plastics
Truss Rod Cover
Style: Custom
Part Number: 140-130-843
 
Style:
Part Number:
 
Accessories
Case
Style: Hard Shell
Color: Black
 
Strap Locks:
Tools:
 
Manual: Gibson Acoustic Owner's Manual
COA/Other: COA